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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Portland, Oregon, is 4.60%, with job growth of 2.88%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41.15%.

Portland, Oregon Taxes
Portland, Oregon,sales tax rate is 0.00%. Income tax is 9.00%.

Portland, Oregon Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $32,438, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $53,230.


  ECONOMYPortland, OregonUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  4.60%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  2.88%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  41.15%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  0.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  9.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $32,438$28,555
  Household Income  $53,230$53,482
  Family Median Income  $69,048$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  9.52%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  2.52%5.34%
  Community, social services  3.36%1.67%
  Legal  0.00%1.16%
  Education, library  3.92%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  0.00%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  0.00%5.67%
  Healthcare support  0.00%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  2.24%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  10.08%5.76%
  Building maintenance  11.77%4.01%
  Personal care  8.12%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  17.93%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  15.41%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  12.05%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  3.08%12.09%

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  5/29/2017
$1498 stay clear

One bedroom apartments in Portland now rent for $1498 a month on average (if you can find one). The air is toxic (heavy metals, fumes) and water laced with lead and... (Read More)

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  4/2/2017
Good place if you have a job and make good money

What surprised me about Portland was the rapid increase in cost of living. Living in the cool parts of the city is expensive, so many may have to live in the... (Read More)

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  1/30/2017
No Men. No Balls. Goodbye.

After 6 years in Portland I'm very happy to see the value of my house double because I'm leaving. I have made a few female friends and even a nice girlfriend who tells... (Read More)

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